Ann Oleson

CEO & Founder


Ann leads a team of talented professionals to build innovative marketing campaigns for clients across the country. A data geek and early adaptor of inbound marketing, Ann is passionate about leading the discussion on what is new and next in higher education. She loves working with clients and is thrilled that, in the past 4 years, Converge has partnered with over 100 colleges and universities.


BA in Business Marketing from Iowa State University, graduated Suma Cum Laude with honors


Ann has been working in the Higher Education market for over 15 years. She has been to hundreds of college campuses and has presented at over 50 Higher Education Conferences. She was also named 40 under 40 by the Business Journal.

fun fact

She is the proud mother of two children – Kennedy, 12 (self-proclaimed softball star), and Quinn, 9 (Mr. Personality), who keep her on her toes constantly!


Significance, Strategic, Communicator & Achiever


In her spare time she can be found reading business, leadership and analytics/inbound marketing blogs, going to wine tastings or enjoying a workout at CrossFit.

"True leaders don't create followers, they create more leaders." – Tom Peters


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